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Time to ask the hard questions in English hockey

By Todd Williams It’s a curious thing to live on an island, which between Tasmania and here, I’ve done for most of my life. Even without Brexit, there is a …

Derby HC ‘keeper Murphy opens up about depression ahead of marathon

By Rod Gilmour When the weekend comes, stepping over the white line onto the hockey pitch is usually “a great escape” for Will Murphy. In darker moments, …

Irvine column: Hockey must be a sport for all

Few accusations have caused me to bristle more over the years than the old one of ‘Hockey? That’s a girls’ game, isn’t it?’ I think it was probably …

Middleton column: National League needs a Bowdon

Last weekend’s league results confirm that Bowdon Hightown will have to fight for their place in the Investec Women’s Premier League via the relegation …

Todd Williams column: Now watch the cream rise back to the top

Round Two of the men’s World League in Belfast showed us just how competitive the quest for a spot in the top bracket of men’s international hockey is …

Beckie Middleton column: Is Hockey a big player in the world of sport?

IT’S megabucks for HIL players, while international teams made up of full-time athletes gain increasing media exposure in mainstream sports coverage. But is …

Richardson-Walsh column: And so it begins, the next four-year cycle…

As the men’s and women’s England squads return from their respective South Africa trips, I am reminded that the immediate period post-Olympics is always an …

Lion Harte David won’t ever forget proud roots

Crowned the world’s best goalkeeper for a second year running, David Harte says it is an achievement he “had never imagined possible”. Part of that is …

Nick Irvine: “Are HIL eligibility rules fair to all?”

It was interesting and puzzling in equal measure to read that English league rules apparently prevented Ashley Jackson and Barry Middleton playing for East …

Beckie Middleton column: Surbiton captain unphased after unbeaten run ends

Surbiton’s 53-game unbeaten run has been talked about much more externally than it has by us. We weren’t even aware it had been so long until someone …

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